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Dodgers hit four homers, pick up win over Reds

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LA is the first team to 30 wins

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

The Dodgers picked up their fourth consecutive win on Friday night, as they defeated the Reds 6-0. Five of the six runs came via the long ball, as four separate Dodgers hit a home run.

Things got started early on, as Corey Seager put LA on the board with a two-run shot. For Seager, it was his fourth of the season.

They would double their lead in the third, as Joc Pederson and Max Muncy would hit back-to-back homers, giving LA a 4-0 cushion.

Enrique Hernandez would help tack on another in the sixth. Cody Bellinger reached safely after striking out, and eventually came in to score on a single for Hernandez.

Switching things over to the pitching side, Rich Hill continued the trend of dominant starts of Dodgers pitchers as of late. He threw six scoreless innings, issuing only two hits. Even better, he struck out 10, making some history along the process.

It was easily the best start of the season for Hill. His strikeouts were a season-high, and it was the first time this season he didn’t allow a run in a start. After the great start, Hill’s ERA currently sits at three.

Dylan Floro, Ross Stripling and Joe Kelly all threw a scoreless inning in relief as well. For the Dodgers, it’s the fifth time in their last nine games that their pitching staff threw a shutout.

Bellinger added an insurance run in the seventh, hitting his team-leading 16th home run of the season. His batting average still sits above .400.

With the win, the Dodgers are the first team in the MLB to reach 30 wins.